Paris - On 25 May, SFR announced its project of convergence between telecommunications, media and advertising, implemented through the acquisition of (i) Altice Media Group France, the owner of the Libération newspaper, as well as several publications such as l’Express, l’Expansion, or l’Etudiant, amounting to €240 M, and (ii) a 49% minority stake held in NextRadio TV’s capital, the owner of several channels, including BFMTV.

Mayer Brown advised SFR with regard to the structuring aspects of this transaction.

The Mayer Brown team advising SFR included :

  • Tax : Laurent Borey (partner) and Nathalie Jacquart (counsel)
  • Corporate : Arnaud Pérès (partner).